Florida St./Ohio St. Lead The Way In Latest BCS Standings
The seventh set of BCS standings were released on Sunday, and for the first time this year the Florida St. Seminoles lead the way.
Florida St., who is 12-0 on the year, is ranked first by both polls used in the BCS calculations, and are listed first by four of the six computers.
Florida St. running back Karlos Williams
The Seminoles, who defeated Florida last week, 37-7, will take on Duke in the ACC championship game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina this Saturday.
Ohio St., Who is currently riding a 24-game win streak, is up to the second spot this week, and is ranked in the top spot of one of the computer polls.
Ohio St. running back Carlos Hyde
The Buckeyes, who wrapped-up an undefeated regular season last Saturday, with a 42-41 win over Michigan, will play Michigan St. in the Big Ten title game this Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Auburn, who captured a dramatic 34-28 win over Alabama last week, is up one spot, to number three in this week’s standings, and is listed in the top spot of one of the computer polls.
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall
The Tigers will battle Missouri in the SEC championship game this Saturday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
Alabama, following that gut-wrenching loss to Auburn last Saturday, falls from the top spot to number four in the rankings this week.
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron
The Crimson Tide has won three of the last four BCS National Championships, but will miss out on the SEC championship game for the third time in the last four years.
Missouri for a second-consecutive week, rounds out the top five.
Missouri running back Henry Josey
The Tigers, who improved to 11-1 by defeating Texas A&M, 28-21, last Saturday, will play in the SEC title game against Auburn this Saturday.
Oklahoma St., Stanford, South Carolina, Baylor, and Michigan St. are ranked 6-10, respectively.
The second ten consists of Arizona St., Oregon, Clemson, Northern Illinois, and LSU are in the 11-15 spots, with UCF, Oklahoma, UCLA, Louisville, and Duke.
Finally, rounding out the top 25 in this week’s BCS standings, in spots 21-25, are Wisconsin, Georgia, Fresno St., Texas A&M, and Texas.